Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Mar 26

DRCLAS: Social Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Timo Schaefer, Adjunct Professor, Brandeis University, Department of History; Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies

Moderator: Kirsten Weld, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

In the nineteenth century, Mexicans faced the challenge of constructing republican legal institutions in a society shaped by centuries of colonial rule. This talk examines how people attempted to meet that challenge in towns and in hacienda (agricultural estate) settlements. More broadly, it analyzes in what...

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2018 Apr 13

CMES / NELC: Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

IMAGEPrashant Keshavmurthy
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University

Sa'...

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2018 Apr 05

CMES: Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

CMES is pleased to present the 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic & Islamic Studies Lecture Series speaker

Nasser Rabbat

 

Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT

Please note the lecture's new time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Light has often been deployed as a transcendental element in Islamic architecture. For more than fifteen centuries, architects all over the Islamic World have...

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2018 Apr 02

CMES: Property and Power: the Colonial Origins of Redistributive Conflict in the Middle East

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CES Colonial Encounters Working Group and CMES present

iMAGEAllison Hartnett
Pre-doctoral research fellow, Middle East Inititiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; DPhil candidate, University of Oxford

...

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2018 Mar 30

CMES: From Subjects to Comrades in Arms: Armenians in the Ottoman Army after 1908

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

ImageOhannes Kılıçdağı
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Ohannes Kılıçdağı, after his double major degree of sociology and political science at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, received...

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2018 Mar 23

CMES / Center for Jewish Studies: A City of Many Faces: Architecture, Literature & Memory of My Diverse Hometown of Haifa

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Israeli Law, Literature and Society Seminar Series presents

PhotoNili Gold

 

Professor of Modern Hebrew Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania

The city of Haifa’s structure is tied...

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2018 Mar 29

Undergraduate Opportunity: Advising Fortnight Info Session - Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS)

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

Join us at the Advising Fortnight info session at our Center and explore the exciting opportunities offered by the secondary field in European History, Politics and Societies. Our team of advisors will be here to answer your questions. Discover how the Center's programs can enrich your studies through internships as well as travel and research in Europe.

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2018 Mar 26

Undergraduate Opportunity: Advising Fortnight at Annenberg Hall: Explore Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS)

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Annenberg Dining Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

* Event Location: Please note that this event is not held at CES. Consult the event details above for the correct location. **

About

Join us at the kick-off event for Advising Fortnight. Enjoy a special buffet and explore the concentration fair. Come to the CES booth and speak with our advisors for the secondary field in European History, Politics and Societies. Learn what this exciting field has to offer...

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2018 Mar 23

CES: Broken Contract: The Rise of the Networked Firm and the Transformation of 21st Century Capitalism

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

SPEAKER

Kathleen Thelen
Ford Professor of Political Science, MIT and CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Chair, Harvard University

Contact: 

Peter A. Hall​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​phall@fas.harvard.edu

About

This paper identifies key...

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2018 Mar 23

CES: Family Passports: Migration and Child Trafficking in the 1920s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Yukako Otori (History)

 

In the 1920s, the League of Nations promoted the standardization of passports. This paper will point out that the modern passport regime has not exempted children since its inception. At the same time, it has distinguished them from adults: children were not necessarily assured the right to hold a passport of their own; children could be included in the family passport of their parent, more exactly, that of their father. The system of family passports, however, remained not criticized for most of the 1920s, when...

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